nonfluorescent

adjective

non·​fluo·​res·​cent ˌnän-flu̇-ˈre-sᵊnt How to pronounce nonfluorescent (audio)
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: not fluorescent: such as
a
: not having fluorescence
nonfluorescent dyes
b
: not capable of fluorescing
nonfluorescent minerals

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And then, perhaps, employers will make accommodations, like working from home or in a nonfluorescent environment. Elaine Reilly As Told To Diane Shipley, The Cut, 16 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonfluorescent was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Nonfluorescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonfluorescent. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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